Bangkit/Arise Team Building & Communications Workshop

In preparation for the upcoming international exchange and residency Bangkit/Arise, the Bay Area participants are working with Romie Landry MA, MFTi and her partner Greg to develop their team building, communication, and conflict resolution skills to help ensure that all participants feel safe and supported in the project. To date this work has been invaluable to […]

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Bangkit / Arise

Clarion Alley Mural Project is preparing to leave for Yogyakarta (pronounced Jogjakarta) Indonesia to begin the first phase of our latest international exchange and residency Bangkit/Arise. Bangkit/Arise is designed to foster discussions, understanding, and action on critical social/political issues facing our global communities today using art as a point of departure. Subjects to be addressed […]

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ARISE: The Power of Political Exhibition & Opening

Linking local, national, and international struggles and 70 years of the occupation of Palestine. Exhibition Dates: May 1st – 30th, 2018 Clarion Alley Mural Project, Art Forces, and AROC present ARISE! Power of Political Art, featuring political artworks from artists, collectives, and movements locally and globally over the past 50+ years, addressing the social/political crises […]

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And art speaks the truth …

 By Michael David dela Cruz Tan This is not exactly “out of the way”, but this is also not in every tourist’s must-visit list when in San Francisco. Not – I’d say – because it has no appeal whatsoever; but more because of where it is. We’re talking of Clarion Alley, is a small street […]

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Does the Art Belong to the Artist Anymore?

Censorship of Public Art in Northern California by Catherine Zhao Research paper for Dartmouth College What America was founded on and is the very basis of this country is freedom, especially the freedom of expression. Although we are allowed to talk freely about our dreams or practice our religions, the government still tends to suppress […]

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ARISE! Power of Political Art

–linking  local, national and international struggles and 70 years of the occupation of Palestine. ARISE! Power of Political Art is presented by Art Forces and Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) and endorsed by Palestine Action Network.  The show features political artworks from artists, collectives, and movements locally and globally over the past 50+ years, addressing the social/political […]

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The Power of Street Art & Legal Precedence

LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens  — A New York judge has awarded $6.7 million to graffiti artists who sued after their work was destroyed on buildings torn down to make room for luxury condos. Federal Judge Frederic Block in Brooklyn noted Monday there was no remorse from the owner of the warehouse buildings. Twenty-one aerosol artists […]

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Can The Message Be Greater Than The Medium?

Mural by SF Poster Syndicate _________________________________________________________   By Christopher Statton As Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) celebrates its 25th year, it is only fitting that our first mural of 2017 was entitled Cultivating Resistance, a collaborative project between CAMP and the SF Poster Syndicate. Depicted at the center of the image are communities standing together […]

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Arab Liberation Mural

Mission community unveils “Arab Liberation Mural” celebrating the lives of  five Arab leaders who fought against racism and all forms of oppression Arab Resource and Organizing Center (AROC) and Art Forces in collaboration with Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) announce a new mural entitled “Arab Liberation Mural” that celebrates and honors the lives of five […]

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Clarion Alley Mural Project 25th Anniversary & Block Party!

TWENTY-FIVE YEARS! This year – 2017 – celebrates Clarion Alley Mural Project’s (CAMP) 25th Anniversary. So much has changed from our humble, scrappy beginnings when Mission District residents and artists Aaron Noble, Rigo 92, Tiana Pasztor, Mary Gail Snyder, Michael O’Connor, and Arcely Soriano decided to reach out to neighbors, businesses, and community elders to […]

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Block Party 2017

Clarion Alley Mural Project’s 25th Anniversary! Block Party Saturday October 21st 12pm – 10pm Press contact: [email protected] Poster by Doug Rhodes Since 1998 Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) has been hosting an annual Block Party. Organized without corporate sponsorship, the event features live music, street performance, film and video projections, children’s activities and surprises to […]

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Western Worker Labor Heritage Festival

Join Clarion Alley Mural Project in our support for The Western Worker Labor Heritage Festival on Saturday September 16th. Throughout our history CAMP has been a vocal supporter of fair and equitable labor. In the lobby of the Redstone Labor Temple you can view CAMP’s series of murals depicting scenes from the labor movement.   […]

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COH – STREET SHEET – The Art Issue – September 2017

Check out the September 2017 issue of the Coalition On Homelessness’ STREET SHEET: The Art Issue that features an interview with CAMP co-directors Megan Wilson and Christopher Statton. The issue also highlights COH’s Thirty Years of Resistance, stories and interviews with Hospitality House, Oree Originol, and Micah Bazant; Joe Billup’s “Resistance Through Art: Where It’s Been […]

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